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Ninja - can you get it in HK?

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    Ninja - can you get it in HK?

    I love my ninja, it's our #1 kitchen appliance and I would bring it with us but am worried it won't work as it's from the U.S (diff voltage).

    - Can I buy it in HK?
    - Or should I bring it anyway and use a convertor?

    Thanks!


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    I haven't seen one in the shops here, but have seen them on Taobao. If you have a local friend, you can get them to order it for you.

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    Join this group and ask on it then you'll know how much it costs to buy n ship to HK from China.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/451950514990911/

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    Whatever you do, try not to bring in appliances that need a voltage convertor. You are better off selling those appliances and buying ones that can be serviced here.

    Also, be a bit wary if TaoBao if you are looking for high quality premium products - far too many fakes. Would not trust any electrical appliances from there, but that a me. No warranty in TaoBao products even if they are originals.

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    Cheers!
    I'm a huge fan of taobao from my Shanghai days! I would be wary of buying a fake though and if they don't make them for the Chinese market, they would still have the same voltage problem no?

    On another note - are programable coffee machines easy to come by?


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    They do make a ton of appliances for the 220V global market in China, so voltage by itself should not be an issue. Do know several people who have bought a bunch of stuff from UK / German Amazon and had it shipped to HK for less than what things would cost here. Again, some manufacturers will offer global warranty and some might not and some agents here in HK might even refuse to service to global warranty.

    Since you've used TaoBao you know how it goes - buyer beware.

    Yes, programable coffee machines are quite easy to find - may be not at the price points you're looking at in the US.

    By the way - no clue what a ninja is. Google searches for American Ninja end up giving me quite confusing results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shri

    By the way - no clue what a ninja is. Google searches for American Ninja end up giving me quite confusing results.
    They are a range of blenders, I have the chopper and it really changed my cooking game. Seriously the best purchase ever.

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    Figured - I'm a fan of Matt Iseman - esp after his stellar performance on Arnold's new show.

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    did you get the Ninja blender? l just googled 'ninja blender hong kong' and it and it seems it is sold here. hows the blender?


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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    They do make a ton of appliances for the 220V global market in China, so voltage by itself should not be an issue. Do know several people who have bought a bunch of stuff from UK / German Amazon and had it shipped to HK for less than what things would cost here. Again, some manufacturers will offer global warranty and some might not and some agents here in HK might even refuse to service to global warranty.

    Since you've used TaoBao you know how it goes - buyer beware.

    Yes, programable coffee machines are quite easy to find - may be not at the price points you're looking at in the US.

    By the way - no clue what a ninja is. Google searches for American Ninja end up giving me quite confusing results.
    Agreed. Ninja is a blender that is typically sold at Costco in the US. Not cheap probably US $400-500 but does a good job. I never owned one though.

    Voltage transformers are difficult because for high powered appliances such as a blender you need an extremely high wattage and those are big, they get hot, and no guarantees. I had an electronic appliance fried bringing it over.
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